Seed money: USDA offers small loans to farmers who grow for local customers, farmers markets

  • by: ADRIAN SAINZ , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 15, 2013 - 4:35 PM

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - With interest in locally grown food soaring, the federal government said Tuesday it has created a small loan program to help community farmers who might not be able to borrow money from banks.

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